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2018 Awards Categories and Judging Criteria

This year's awards categories are listed below along with the primary judging criteria:


New Business

The best new business created in North Tyneside which has been trading for less than 24 months. 

Judging Criteria

  • Summary of original business plan
  • Potential for growth
  • Greatest challenges and successes
     

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Retail & Service Provider

Any business which sells a product or service. 

Judging Criteria

  • Quality and originality of the offer
  • Evidence of great customer care and attention to customer needs
  • Ability to move with the times and develop new techniques 
     

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Leisure & Tourism

The business which has helped to enhance the leisure and tourism offer of North Tyneside

Judging Criteria

  • Quality and originality of the offer
  • Growth of client base/profile of users outside of the borough
  • Range of products and services to rival other business 
     

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Manufacturing & Construction

Any business which is in the manufacturing or construction industry

Judging Criteria

  • Use of local supply chains and services where possible
  • Use of environmentally friendly products and services 
  • Promotes the use of new technology to increase business productivity 
     

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Digital & Innovation

A business which has embraced technology and innovation to drive forward the business. 

Judging Criteria

  • How the business has adapted its offer to make best use of new technologies
  • Why digital technology has been used and what problem it has overcome
  • How the new product / service benefit its end users and customers
     

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